Hiring & Training
Dave has been with the company since 1999 and is responsible for the overall operations of the Abbington communities. During his time with the company, he has been part of opening and operating 12 senior living communities. His responsibilities include the direct supervision and training to all community executive directors as well as improvement of community processes, and hiring and training all employees. Dave has served as President of the Utah Assisted Living Association (UALA). He took an active role in defining and organizing UALA’s mission and purpose, organizing and promoting UALA’s annual member conference, and working with the State of Utah on the rules and regulations that govern assisted living communities. Dave was part of the original ownership group of Wentworth Senior Living Services, during which time they operated 9 communities in Utah. Prior to joining the company, he worked as a market research analyst and as a developer of retail centers throughout the intermountain region. His previous roles included land acquisition, lease buyouts, city entitlements, building design, and construction management. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah.